The Loa

A Loa is ghost spirit of voodoo, with great power und nearly unlimited posibilities. The Loa are capable of granting nearly every wish of their followers. The tempel, where the people pray to them, are called Hounfours. In a ritual Loa get offerings for their blessing, mostly fruits, flowers or drinks, but also animals, each Loa get his or her favorite things. The Loa only takes the spirit of the offerings, which is the essence of his life, the remains can be used by the humans. Each Loa will be called by his name, but also has his own individual sign, his Veve.

Backround stories:
-> Family Ghede

name: Brigitte (Brie) Ghede

gender: female
age: appears like 27
nature: Loa/ Family Ghede
role: guardian of the graveyards
character: she is very obscene, truthful, loud, funny, she loves to be with her family and friends, she likes a good drink and good smoke

behind the story:
Brie is a Loa, a ghost spirit in the human world. She is a guardian of the graveyards and protects the souls and the graves with a cross on top. Especially  women and the children get a blessing from Brie. Her husband is Baron Samedi and they are like one soul. In the big battle she fought against the Daeva Agash and nearly died herself. Her husband vanished this day and she never forgave herself, that she was too weak to help him. She was devastated and her soul took great damage by her loss. Benedict, one of their zombies, found her bleeding on the field and carried her home. In the first hours after the fight, they were her only hold on the world, her little girls and her guardian. After she physicaly recovered, Brigitte sent Benedict away to find her husband and traveled with the girls around the world, to find a trace of Samedi. Eventually she founded with her Loa sister and god friend Marienette the witch shop “VeVe”. One day a young woman entered her life. A young Medium called Marielle, with astonishing abilities. Maybe, Brigitte thought, maybe this girl could find her beloved husband.

Veve of Brie:

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Doll: Angel of Dreams small bust body in y-normal Skin/ Doll Chateau Debbie head in yellow skin
face up: NanaM (me)

name: Baron Samedi (Sam) Ghede

gender: male
age: appears like 29
nature: Loa/ Family Ghede
role: former guardian of the graveyards/ vanished together with Aka Manah
Samedi loves Brigitte, loud music and to dance with his wife. He consumes cigars, alcohol and all the good things excessively. He gives blessings and guides the Dead. He has a preference to transform special humans in his personal servants – his loves his little Zombies (see the Undead)

behind the story:
Baron Samedi is the symbol for Death himself and is never full, he has the urge to always want more and more. He also has a big issue with attentions and loves to be in the middle of everything. On every graveyard should be on cross with puple flowers and candles, as symbol of his blessing. Otherwise his ability of protection are reduced. It is very dangerous to open a grave without his permission, unless you offer him some good wine and something to eat. In the battle with the Daevas he fought against Ahriman, before he vanished like thin air and chaos broke loose. Samedi stood in confusion, when Aka Manah attacked him, since she thought he killed Ahriman. Aka Manah unleashed a pure evil energy, so Samedi worried, she could destroy everthing, even his beloved wife. He decided to never let this happen and …was gone. And with him  he took Aka Manah.


Veve of Sam:


Doll to be:  Iplehouse FID Lawrence in light brown Skin

name: Marinette (Nettie) Petro

gender: female
age: apears like 25
nature: Loa/ Family Petro
role: Loa of war and freedom
character:  She has a problem with anger sometimes, she loves to be free and independent, She has no real work schedule, but she is mostly in the shop anyways, she brews the potions and poisons

behind the story:

Marinette is freedom-loving, spirited and lives life to the fullest. She comes and goes to the store as she likes, as she is mainly responsible for the production of tinctures and poisons in the back room. She loves to collect herbs and plants, since it gives her spirit some peace. Nettie is married to Ti-Jean, but she is an independent woman, so they do not live together and sometimes meet with others – ghosts, humans, gods (if they still exist). Ti-Jean is also in a relationship with Erzulie, another Loa. But that hardly bothers Nettie, at that times she has her rest from all these love things.

Veve of Nettie:


Doll to be:  SummerBJD chubby body in brown skin/ Doll Chateau KID Charles head


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